Saturday, August 3, 2013

Trending: Saturday, August 3, 2013

Published 5:15 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

Yesterday's Google trends at bottom

Today's headlines
Global travel alert
CNN: U.S. issues global travel alert, to close embassies due to al Qaeda threat
CNN: What's behind timing of terror threat?
NBCNews: Al Qaeda threat is 'real and serious'... intelligence committee chief
NBCNews: Interpol issues global security alert after suspected al Qaeda-linked prison breaks
FoxNews: Rep. Peter King says Al Qaeda threat is 'very specific' as US issues travel alert
ABCNews: Interpol: Warning linked to prison breaks
USAToday: Interpol issues global security alert

Rehab fraud
CNN: CNN/CR rehab fraud investigation spurs lawmakers into action

Infant heart surgery deaths
CNN: Babies die; hospital halts heart surgeries

Power plant implosion
CNN: Spectator loses part of leg in California power plant implosion

FBI agent bribery arrest
CNN: Feds charge ex-FBI agent in alleged bribery scheme

CBS/Time Warner conflict
NBCNews: CBS blocks Time Warner Cable customers from accessing content online

Aviation news
NBCNews: Pilot and two passengers killed after small plane crashes in South Carolina
CBSNews: Deadly small plane crash outside St. Louis

Military sex abuse scandal
NBCNews: Pentagon suspended 60 personnel for criminal records after sexual assault review

Post office news
ABCNews: Postal service considers cutting into alcohol shipping business

Science news
NPR: Worms' bright blue death could shed light on human aging

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Naked truth: Aging nudists seek new skin in the game as ranks dwindle
NBCNews: Judge blocks one restriction on Wisconsin abortion doctors

Outside-the-U.S. news
USAToday: Report: West Germany systematically doped athletes
CNN: Russia flag stunt gets Bloodhound Gang band in trouble
CNN: Mugabe declared winner of presidency in Zimbabwe
NBCNews: Rowhani becomes president of Iran, with Khamenei's approval: state TV

Out-of-the-ordinary news
NBCNews: Robbery movie after 'milliseconds' from being shot by police in LA suburb
NBCNews: Russian man accused of stealing an entire road

Obituaries in the news
CNN: Michael Ansara, actor behind Klingon leader Kang, dies at 91

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 searches
Raven Symone
CNN: Raven Symoney says she's a lesbian, grateful for legalized gay marriage

Greg Oden
ABCNews: Agent says Heat to sign Greg Oden

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 searches but <200,000
USAToday: Lollapalooza, Day 1: Soggy skies, good intentions

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